Category: Art & Crafts

midsummer crafts

midsummer crafts

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Let’s celebrate Midsummer Day, The spirits of light all dance and play, So join your hands and let us sing… ‘The Sun, he is our shining king!’. J. Aulie As part of the festivities of Midsummer it’s wonderful to make some seasonal midsummer crafts to celebrate the sun, the long days of daylight, the feeling

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midsummer yarn sun craft

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Once again thou flames heavenward, Once again we see thee rise, Every morning is thy birthday, Gladdening human hearts and eyes. Every morning here we greet it, Bowing lowly down before thee, Thee the Godlike, Thee the changeless, In thine ever-changing skies. ‘Hymn to the Sun from Akbar’s Dream’ by Alfred, Lord Tennyson Towards the

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whitsun craft

whitsun dove kite craft activity

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The festival of Whitsun is often celebrated in Waldorf schools by wearing white, making doves or daisy chains and coming together to sing, play games or tell stories in different languages as a symbol of peace and unity.  It is also a celebration of all the different cultures within a diverse community, and spreading love and a

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Flowers & Clay Craft Activity

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Flowers in Clay Craft Activity We wanted to preserve the lovely May flowers we picked by impressing some air drying clay and then painting it to make a pretty plaque for our season table display. This is a lovely craft activity for all ages – our very youngest can make one with assistance and gentle

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back to school

home schooling supplies from myriad

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“From as far as the stars, To here where I stand, I come to use my right and left hand… To draw, to paint, to make, to knit, For work so fine my hands are fit.” The recent unreal events have turned many of our lives upside down, and with the schools closed, many of

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wet felting

felted hand washing soap ball craft and song

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With hand washing being so important right now, we thought it would be fun to make Felted Hand Washing Soap Balls to help encourage our youngest members of the family to enjoy washing their hands longer than a quick splash. We have also included and filmed us singing the Hand Washing Song we learnt in

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window art – kitpas & kite paper

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Window Art to cheer us all up! As we were all dealing with covid19 lockdown and social distancing, someone came up with a lovely idea to cheer children up on their daily walks – a RAINBOW in the window! From there on, Myriad customers have been using Kite Paper and Window Crayons to brighten their

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waldorf easter craft

an easter tale of transformation

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A lovely craft activity for young children at Easter As the season turns, life springs up all around us, the Lenten period bridging the cold winter days with the unleashing of new life, the abundance of nature, of new birth and resurrection. Simple nourishing storytelling, natural materials and some added magic can deepen the child’s

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Mother’s Day ‘Spring’ Craft

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Sweet little boxes with a delightful SURPRISE! This lovely craft was inspired from an idea in the ‘Paper Folding With Children‘ book. It’s a very sweet way to make use of a child’s beautiful wet-on-wet painting. We will show you how to cut and fold a watercolour painting and some origami paper into a surprise

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